Fried Cornmeal Mush

A breakfast meal from my childhood remains one of my absolute favorites. The best thing is that it takes very little time preparing and only two ingredients. Cornmeal mush is different from a similar dish called polenta. Mush is made with course ground corn and polenta is made is fine ground corn and normally also … Continue reading Fried Cornmeal Mush

Preserving Wild Ramps

Wild Ramps, also referred to as Wild Leeks, are an amazing spring treat that grows in the wooded areas around the same time that morals (mushrooms) and Pheasant Back Mushrooms start to peek out.  April to the end of May these wonderful natural treats cover select patches of wooded areas.  They originally were gathered and … Continue reading Preserving Wild Ramps

Homemade Blueberry Syrup

Since I can my own fruit, especially berries, I have plenty of juice available as well. Each year I pick up fresh blueberries in Michigan when I visit my parents and to me nothing is better than blueberry syrup on pancakes. Fruit syrup is simple to make. Place 1 cup of juice in a small … Continue reading Homemade Blueberry Syrup

Russian Tea

There are certain times of year that I crave a special hot drink my Momma would make for me.  Those times are; Autumn, Winter and when I have a head cold. With November being here, that memory and desire came back.  Now, I have no idea why this is called Russian Tea.  There is no … Continue reading Russian Tea